- worthy of praise: She did a commendable job of informing all the interested parties.
Examples from the Web for commendably
This is again problematic because Jezebel is commendably sensitive when it comes to issues regarding race and women.Full Frontal Disney: Feminism's Nudity Double Standard
August 20, 2014
This despite the fact that Obama has, commendably, moved leftward on health care.A Speech Worthy of Hillary
September 10, 2009
France is commendably determined not to let the great industry die.The Tapestry Book
Helen Churchill Candee
The inn at Urdon may be small, but at least it is commendably early.Northern Spain
Edgar T. A. Wigram
There are in all 111 observations, most of them commendably brief.The Evolution of Modern Medicine
His Parliament, however, met him as a matter of fact in a commendably patriotic mood.William the Third
H. D. Traill
Which Work is since commendably continued (but not with equal quickness and judgment,) by Mr. Truffel.The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets (1687)
Word Origin and History for commendably
mid-14c., from Middle French commendable, from Latin commendabilis "praiseworthy," from commendare (see commend). Related: Commendably.